Abaco, an ultra fast number parser for Buffers. It parses a Buffer, or a portion of it, to get the Number value stored as (ASCII) String.
It is faster than parseInt(), parseFloat() and Number() constructor to convert a String or a Buffer to a usable Number.
NOTE: It adds the ability to parse a float with a radix argument, as for #parseInt.
$ npm install abaco [-g]// clone repo$ git clone email@example.com:rootslab/abaco.git
require returns an helper hash/obj.
var Abaco = ;
$ cd abaco/$ npm test
$ cd abaco/$ npm run-script bench
Arguments within [ ] are optional.
/** Parse a Buffer that contains string representation of an integer Number.* If radix is not specified, it defaults to 10; possible radix value range* is between 2 and 16.* If begin or end are not specified, it parses the entire Buffer.** NOTE: js number precision is limited to ~ 2^53 or 10^16, it means, for example,* that the limit for decimal numbers is 16 bytes/chars; so it returns NaN for* values out of this range. NaN also signals that is better to use raw String,* because number representation is not accurate. See 'bl' table in the code to* check bytes limit for every radix.** NOTE: Only '-' prefix is supported, no 0x' or '0' prefix, for hex or octal* digits; just use the begin offset for skipping some bytes.**/Abaco# : Number/** A strict parse, it returns NaN if the number parsed, contains some symbols* that are not allowed for the current radix alphabet.** Example: #xparseInt( '012', 2 ) returns NaN, 2 is not in binary alphabet.*/Abaco# : Number/** Parse a Buffer that contains a string representation of an integer or float Number.* If radix is not specified, it defaults to 10; possible radix value range* is between 2 and 16.* If begin or end are not specified, it parses the entire Buffer.*/Abaco# : Number/** A strict parseFloat, it returns NaN if the number parsed, contains some symbols* that are not allowed for the current radix alphabet.*/Abaco# : Number/** Parse a list of Buffer as integers.*/Abaco# : Array/** Parse a list of Buffer as floats.*/Abaco# : Array
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